Hundreds of people have been hit by a power cut in Glasgow after police closed a busy road.

Scottish Power said they are currently working to repair an underground cable fault on Helen Street in the city's Govan area.

According to the power firm, the issue disrupted electricity supplies for around 350 customers for around 45 minutes.

Glasgow Times:

It comes after we reported part of the busy street was shut by cops earlier this morning.

Pictures showed police vehicles blocking a section of the road.

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Meanwhile, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was also pictured on the street.

Following the situation, Police Scotland revealed they were dealing with 'traffic management' in the area.

Now, Scottish Power has said due to the 'busy location' and to allow repairs, temporary traffic lights have been put in place to manage traffic flow.

Glasgow Times:

A spokesperson for Scottish Power Energy Networks said: "We’re currently working to repair an underground cable fault on Helen Street in Govan, which disrupted electricity supplies to around 350 customers for 45 minutes this morning.

"Due to the busy location of the fault, we’ve had to put temporary traffic lights in place to manage the flow of traffic and ensure repairs can be carried out safely and quickly.

"We’re sorry for any disruption or inconvenience caused and are doing everything we can to complete the works as soon as possible."

A Glasgow City Council spokesperson said: “We are looking into the matter and will carry out whatever action is deemed appropriate."

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